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Tagebau Hambach

Holzgasse, Elsdorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Sophienhohe, the hill from the hole behind it

When driving around the mine you must wonder where all the overburden has went. Well the answer is... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
Richard-Roadman
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Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands
A great day out

We were visiting friends in Lachen spierdorf. We went to Hambach for the day. It was amazing. loved... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2015
Claire J
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Nov 12, 2017
“Sophienhohe, the hill from the hole behind it”
Jun 30, 2015
“A great day out”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Holzgasse, Elsdorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

When driving around the mine you must wonder where all the overburden has went. Well the answer is in the back (at least for a part); they made the Sophienhohe (Sophie's hill) out of it. This hill is a good place for a walk with...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

We were visiting friends in Lachen spierdorf. We went to Hambach for the day. It was amazing. loved it. Traditional Bavarian food and drink. Lovely vineyards and vintage cars. What more could you want. We stopped off and had some wine from the area and...More

Thank Claire J
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

very impressive to see the vast whole for coal mining and don't miss to see the little museum at Schloss Paffendorf which explains a lot around this mining Area. as well have a walk at the Sophienhoehe to get an impression how well re-cultivation could...More

Thank Regina E
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Overlandisbest
25 December 2016|
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Response from DuboisNicolas | Reviewed this property |
Yes , you can see from the wiew point, but it is maybe in a far distance. Access is strictly forbidden, better you take a binocular whit you. It is possible a machine is digging close to the wiewpoint. Mining is done 24/24... More
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